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Book review: The Vintage Sweets Book

If you have a sweet tooth and like your treats to be retro - think fruit jellies, nougat or love hearts, toffee bonbons, liquorice, gumdrops, marshmallows or sherbet dips  - then The Vintage Sweets Book...
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Book review: Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Inspiring and informative, Style Your Modern Vintage Home (Kate Beavis, David and Charles currently  £12.58) combines styling tips, practical restoration info and beautifully photographed real-life...
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Book review: Lee Miller In Fashion

Fashion model, surrealist artist, muse, photographer, war correspondent—Lee Miller defies categorization. Although Miller's photography has been previously explored, there is now finally a book solely...
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Book review: Fashion in the 1920s

If you're looking for an introductory guide to Twenties fashion, look no further. Fashion in the 1920s (Jayne Shrimpton, Shire Library, £6.67 on Amazon right now) gives an excellent overview of the decade's...
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Book review: Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

Bridal Fashion 1900-1950 (Kathleen York, Shire Publications,£5.99 on Amazon) gives a fascinating overview of American bridal fashion in the first half of the 20th Century....
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Book review: Classic Hollywood Style

Classic Hollywood Style (Frances Lincoln, buy on Amazon now for £12.80) explores the impact of film costumes and movie fashion on everyday style. From Claudette Colbert's fringed, exotic gowns in Cecil B...
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Book review: The 1940s Style Guide

Our regular blogger, writer Debbie Sessions aka The Vintage Dancer, has just published her latest ebook The 1940s Style Guide - The Complete Illustrated Guide to 1940?s Fashion for Men and Women (download...
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Book review: The Little Book of…

Written by Emma Baxter-Wright, The Little Book of Chanel and The Little Book of Schiaparelli (both Carlton Books, now on Amazon for £12 Chanel and £9 Schiaparelli) are deceptively detailed and jam-packed...